Favorite childhood memories rarely involve cafeteria food. Around Wichita homes for sale, generations have grown up with deep affection for a "bowl and a roll," thanks to Friday school lunches of chili and cinnamon rolls. "To dip or not to dip" is a popular question at these top restaurants serving a bowl and a roll.
- Carriage Crossing Restaurant & Bakery - 10002 S. Yoder Rd., Yoder, KS 67585
Chili is a fall and winter standard on the menu of comfort food favorites at Carriage Crossing Restaurant & Bakery. Their homestyle chili pairs beautifully with the fluffy cinnamon rolls that are made fresh in the onsite bakery. Customers also love the family-style dinners, which include all-you-can-eat fried chicken, roast beef, mashed potatoes and gravy, green beans, and corn. Pick up a family-style dinner to go after viewing Yoder homes for sale. Hours are 6 a.m. - 9 p.m. Monday through Saturday.
- Caesar's Table - 125 N. Market St., Wichita, KS 67202
You and your family will eat like royalty when you visit Caesar's Table. This unique spot offers a full lunch buffet each weekday, with a tasty brunch on Sunday. In addition to the regular line-up of items, every day features a number of dishes that revolve around a specific theme, such as Taco Tuesday and Pasta Wednesday. True to the original spirit of a bowl and a roll, Caesar's Table serves chili and cinnamon rolls each Friday. Hours are 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. Sunday through Friday.
- Fat Ernie's - 2806 S. Hydraulic, Wichita, KS 67216
Many satisfied diners consider the cinnamon rolls from Fat Ernie's to be the best in Wichita. If you prefer to save yours for dessert, their chili is served with a piece of grilled French bread. Bowls come in three sizes, and the Grande is topped with shredded cheese, diced onions, and tortilla strips. The menu includes classic diner favorites such as patty melts, meatloaf, and hot roast beef sandwich. Fat Ernie's is open Monday through Saturday from 6 a.m. - 9 p.m.
- Town & Country Classic Restaurant - 2315 W. 21st St., Wichita, KS 67203
Town & Country Classic Restaurant may have opened in 2020, but their legacy extends back to 1958. That's when the original Town & Country was founded, and the new restaurant serves as a tribute to founder Larry Conover. Loyal customers are delighted to find food prepared with the same recipes and delivered with the same warm service. As with most of the dishes, chili and cinnamon rolls are made from scratch in-house. Hours are 6:30 a.m. - 9 p.m. Tuesday through Friday, 6 a.m. - 9 p.m. Saturday, and 7 a.m. - 7 p.m. Sunday.
- Livingston's Diner - 9747 E. 21st St., Wichita, KS 67206
Family-owned Livingston's Diner has been serving tasty meals to other families in Wichita since 1910. What's the secret to their success? Classic dishes made with quality ingredients and a cozy, welcoming dining room. Chili is available by the pint and the quart, so you can take some home along with a dozen cinnamon rolls for a bowl and a roll at your own dining table. Livingston's Diner is open 7 a.m. - 2 p.m. Tuesday through Sunday.
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